September 2015

  1. Dr. Dale Corbett and Dr. Dar Dowlatshahi stand by a patient in a hospital bed as he uses a smart tablet.

    Advances in stroke care

    Treating stroke is a race against time. iRecover’s unified approach gives stroke survivors a head start on self-guided speech therapy.

  2. Tina Charlebois. Photo by Marie-Andrée Ouimet.

    Poet with a purpose

    Tina Charlebois (BEd ʼ06) is a celebrated writer in the Franco-Ontarian literary world. She will take part in the upcoming tribute to Franco-Ontarian writing at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre this month.

  3. Marc Bjerring hangs in mid-air from the skid of a helicopter above fields and a river.

    Extreme selfies

    Young alumni André Bellerive (BASc ʼ14) and Marc Bjerring (BASc ʼ14) hope their swivelling selfie stick will capture the world’s “Whoa, dude!” action sports moments.

  4. PanAm

    Agony and ecstasy

    Alumni and student athletes had their fair share of gold, glory, blood, sweat and tears at the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in Toronto this summer.

  5. Photographer Jean-Marc Carisse smiles with photographs on the wall behind him of the late Pierre Elliott Trudeau swimming in a lake, a wedding couple, former PM Jean Chrétien playing the trombone with actor Dan Aykroyd, and Prime Minister Stephen Harper p

    Privileged access

    Photographer Jean-Marc Carisse (BA ʼ74) describes a lifetime in the shadows capturing candid moments of the biggest personalities in politics and pop. His first job on Parliament Hill sent him straight to then-prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau’s office.

  6. A star from the Hollywood Boulevard walk of fame.

    Under Hollywood Stars

    Plenty of ambition and a shot of courage got Benoit Landry (BA ’03) a dream job with NBCUniversal in Los Angeles.

  7. Bob Carver with his Fender Stratocaster and a hammer in front of a Muay Thai kickboxing school.

    Roof-raising rocker

    Alumnus Bob Carver (BPhysEd ʼ84) has used martial arts and music to raise funds to build homes for more than 660 people in Cambodia. Over the past 10 years, many uOttawa alumni have wielded hammers to help.

  8. Sara Minaeian (pictured middle, in white suit) with the iVote-jeVote team.

    Movers and shakers

    The federal election has some talking about engaging youth in politics. A uOttawa research chair has taken on the challenge.

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